The historic Piedmontese confectionery company Galup won the Special Mention in the "Sweets" category at the first edition of the Piedmont Food Awards 2018, the Oscars of agri-food excellence.

The Piemonte Food Awards was born to celebrate the commitment and competence of Piedmontese companies in the agri-food sector, currently on the rise and with strong development prospects in the foreign market: for Galup, therefore, a historic company based in Pinerolo, this Special Mention is a further confirmation as Piedmontese excellence in pastry and as a confectionery company that from 1922 to today has brought Made in Italy to the world thanks to a widespread national distribution and export to foreign markets.

The Piedmont Food Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday 17 November at the prestigious La Margherita Golf Club location. As many as 128 companies that have proposed themselves in the 9 categories to aim to win the Piemonte Food Awards event.

Special guests attended the evening: the Korean journalist Baek Nang Yong, the blogger Dario Ujetto, the blogger Paola Uberti, the Regional Councilor Elvio Rostagno, the mayor of Carmagnola Ivana Gaveglio and Umberto Montano, creator of the Central Market.

The event was conceived by Donato Ala journalist and event consultant and took place with the patronage of the Piedmont Region, Coldiretti, Accademia dei Georgofili.